Britvic has ended its distribution contract with Eddie Stobart, and Wincanton is understood to be handling movements from 1 April. The result of the re-tender ends a long-term relationship between Stobart and Britvic: the operator picked up the distribution contract for the soft drink manufacturer in April 2011, breaking Wincanton’s sole service provider status with the company at the time. A spokesman for Stobart told Motortransport.co.uk: “We have enjoyed a collaborative relationship with Britvic for the last five years, consistently […]
Asda has renewed Wincanton’s contract to manage and operate the supermarket’s DCs in Doncaster and Larne, Northern Ireland. The renewal runs until early 2016, and extends a relationship begun in 2005 at Larne and 2007 in Doncaster, which was Asda’s first NDC for general merchandise. Asda distribution director, Ian Stansfield, said: “Wincanton has demonstrated a real partnership approach with the Asda team and a strong commitment to driving efficiencies and helping us to reduce our carbon footprint in our distribution […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics has seen its push around manufacturing, industrial and bulk (MIB) pay off handsomely, with the segment now its biggest turnover contributor, the firm said today (10 April).
2013 was a year of moves forward for every transport firm listed on the Stock Exchange. And while we lost CityLink (to a management buy-out), we gained Royal Mail – and a whole heap of market capitalisation. So without further ado – let’s find out who the big winners were!